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Manufacturing Engineer

Euclid, Ohio
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division of our Aerospace Group is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Euclid, Ohio facility.  
The Manufacturing Engineer leads Manufacturing Engineering for the assigned High Performance Work Team, and executes lean manufacturing improvement activities.  Executes strategic vision related to assigned functional responsibilities to include Cost out/ overhead optimization, CONC/DPPM reduction and leads Continuous improvement activities related to productivity and waste reduction improvements. Interface as necessary with internal Customers, Supply Chain, Engineering, ELSS and other disciplines to assure safety, quality, and cost control. 
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  • You will with Design Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain teams to ensure design for manufacturability of new products. Participates in design review process, and acts as a liaison for products from inception through shipment to customer.
  • You will develop, prepare and maintain complete cost efficient manufacturing processes for product hardware of above average complexity in order to meet/exceed the departmental goals of L.U., MPS, scrap and lead time. Understand shop capacity planning related to equipment, processes and manning. Must be mindful of process and test capabilities and recognize organizational core competencies. Assists others in root cause and failure analysis as required.
  • You will design and implement routers, operations sketches, fixturing, and gages for safe and efficient manufacture, assembly, inspection and test of custom-engineered aerospace hardware.
  • You will develop and implement: test plans, standards and acceptance criteria, procedure/work instructions, training materials, technical publications (CMMs).
  • You will provide support to floor issues with respect to the assigned Value Stream. Implement methods and practices to reduce variation. Develop root cause and corrective actions to resolve issues involving discrepant product or material. Demonstrate ability to understand source(s) variation and identify impact of tolerance stacks in assemblies.
  • You will promote culture of Continuous Improvement and understand lean manufacturing techniques as they apply to eliminate waste and deliver products to customer’s expectations. Drive short-term and long-term improvements to achieve goals outlined on Value Stream Maps. Participate and leads/facilitates kaizen events and High Performance Work Team activities. Works on set-up reduction, Standard Work, 5S, and problem solving activities (including support the Six-Sigma activities).
  • You will determine all tooling, gauging, and equipment requirements.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Industrial Technology from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ''Green Card Holder''), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles from the Euclid, OH facility to be considered. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.
  • Experience working in a machining environment.


Position Success Criteria:

  • Excellent communication, people and problem solving skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities.
  • Sound manufacturing back round (Processing Programming and Tooling).
  • Excellent working knowledge of SPC and Six-Sigma principles.
  • Ability to use Catia, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053380